Additional legislation

You may need to comply with additional legislation, administered by other government departments. It may include:

  • Animal Welfare Act 1999
  • Biosecurity Act 1993
  • Building Act 2004
  • Commerce Act 1986
  • Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
  • Fair Trading Act 1986
  • Food Act 2014
  • Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996
  • Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
  • Resource Management Act 1991.

You can read all of these Acts on the New Zealand Legislation website:

This list is not complete – ask your industry association for further advice:

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